Fidelity to the Word
Our Lord and His Holy Apostles at the Last Supper


A blog dedicated to Christ Jesus our Lord and His True Presence in the Holy Mystery of the Eucharist


The Lord Jesus, the same night in which He was betrayed, took bread, and giving thanks, broke, and said: Take ye and eat, this is My Body which shall be delivered for you; this do for the commemoration of Me. In like manner also the chalice.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Gloria in Excelsis Deo

God's blessings to you, friend.

Sunday, June 09, 2019

Come Holy Ghost

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Holy Saturday Homily

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The Names of God

Betty Schwan, who was born 100 years ago this year and who passed into eternal life 10 years ago this day, once asked me what names for God I knew. I did not give a very satisfactory answer. Here is an answer from someone who has given the question more thought:

May the unceasing blessings of the Almighty rest upon you, Mrs. Schwan.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Still, Still, Still

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Avoid the Horror

Not my work, but this amused me in 2012, and this year the dates line up correctly again, so I thought that it would be worth another look:

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Agni Parthene



O Virgin pure, immaculate/ O Lady Theotokos
O Virgin Mother, Queen of all/ and fleece which is all dewy
More radiant than the rays of sun/ and higher than the heavens
Delight of virgin choruses/ superior to Angels.
Much brighter than the firmament/ and purer than the sun's light
More holy than the multitude/ of all the heav'nly armies.
Rejoice, O Bride Unwedded!
O Ever Virgin Mary/ of all the world, the Lady
O bride all pure, immaculate/ O Lady Panagia
O Mary bride and Queen of all/ our cause of jubilation
Majestic maiden, Queen of all/ O our most holy Mother
More hon'rable than Cherubim/ beyond compare more glorious
than immaterial Seraphim/ and greater than angelic thrones.
Rejoice, O Bride Unwedded!
Rejoice, O song of Cherubim/ Rejoice, O hymn of angels
Rejoice, O ode of Seraphim/ the joy of the archangels
Rejoice, O peace and happiness/ the harbor of salvation
O sacred chamber of the Word/ flow'r of incorruption
Rejoice, delightful paradise/ of blessed life eternal
Rejoice, O wood and tree of life/ the fount of immortality.
Rejoice, O Bride Unwedded!
I supplicate you, Lady/ now do I call upon you
And I beseech you, Queen of all/ I beg of you your favor
Majestic maiden, spotless one/ O Lady Panagia
I call upon you fervently/ O sacred, hallowed temple
Assist me and deliver me/ protect me from the enemy
And make me an inheritor/ of blessed life eternal.
Rejoice, O Bride Unwedded!

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Lauda sion